Health Information

Overview

  • Facts About Blood

    Detailed information on blood, including components of blood, functions of blood cells and common hematology tests.

  • Leukemia: Introduction

    Leukemia is cancer that starts in the bone marrow. When you have leukemia, your body makes too many blood cells, and they aren’t normal.

  • Leukemia: Risk Factors

    Anyone can get leukemia. In many people the cause of their leukemia is not known. But some things do increase your risk.

  • Leukemia Prevention
  • AIDS-Related Lymphoma in Children

    AIDS-related lymphoma is a type of cancer called non-Hodgkin lymphoma. It grows in some people with AIDS. AIDS is a disease that weakens the immune system. AIDS raises the risk for long-term (chronic) disease, such as cancer.